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material. his old pal and fellow vietnam veteran john mccain jumped all over him for opposing the search --the surge in iraq. >> were you correct or not to say that the surge would be the month dangerous foreign policy blunder since vietnam? correct or incorrect? yes or no? are you going to answer the question? the question is, where you're right or wrong? that is a pretty straightforward question. i would like for you to answer whether you were right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> i am not going to give you a yes or no answer -- >> hagel finally gave the answer on the surge that he wanted to give. >> i saw the consequences and suffering and horror of war, so i did question a surge. will this be worth the sacrifice? we lost almost 1200 american during that period was it required, necessary? >> how much of that exchange was political, how much was personal, and how much was related to the defense policy? >> 92, 11, 13. a lot of it was personal. one could not watch those hearings without feeling there were a lot of personal grudges but, even vendettas, being settled. >> c
in the misconduct trial of anne arundel county executive john leopold. leopold's attorneys do not by they are not denying it, but they insist he did not break the law. in the meantime, jury deliberations have resumed in the murder trial of of, culpeper police officer. he testified that he shot patricia cook when on arms. she trapped his arm in the window and tried to drive of. witnesses say his arm was never tracked. >> the super bowl is about to get under way. the 49ers will take on the reagans in the big game. we want to go live -- take on the ravens in the big game. we want to go live to john collins. >> we are on the field. this is media the. this is what many describe as the nfl circus and a new orleans about a week before mardi gras. they are even handing out beads. the 49ers are on the field. they are being interviewed by all kinds of reporters from around the world today. add this is like up close how is this media day it? -- how isyour opponents, the baltimore ravens any kind words about ray lewis? >> they did a great job. they have the same last name as my last name
of the baltimore ravens and the san francisco 49ers are brothers. jim and john harbaugh, ultracompetitive, even ruthless. how will they face off against each other on football's biggest stage? what about their parents? will they take a side? brian todd has the report. >> reporter: they have tried to downplay the family angle. but it's virtually impossible. >> you never put your family aside, joe, you know, but, well, yeah, priorities -- we have a job to do. all of us have a job to do. all of his coaches, our coaches, players, everybody focused on doing a job. >> john harbaugh talking about the fact that he and jim are the first brothers to ever become coaches against each other in a super bowl. inundated with the story, sick of it already, the family still managed to have some fun when john snuck on a conference call his parents having with reporters in recent days, posting as a caller from baltimore. >> is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> i do not -- >> john, how are you? >> is that john harbaugh? >> that was me, john. >> hey, john -- mom was ready to come right through t
o'malley. >> up next after being found guilty of misconduct in office john leopold resigns. >> prosecutors rest their case, why the judge was close to dismissing the case. super bowl xlvii a family affair, the har bra broth harba brothers. >> welcome. we begin with the super bowl weekend forecast with john collins. >> we have had trillionly interesting weather over the past three-days but we are celting in now to a winter pattern none of this 70 degrees or thunderstorms or anything else like that. just plain old cold and every now and again a little bit of snow. nothing serious. we hope we don't have anything. yesterday was totally snarled up. we only had an inch or so of snow around the area at most. we have another little snow maker coming our way. it's another one of those clippers that promises to produce a little more snow and put little in capital letters. it won't amount to very much. over the weekend we won't deal with rush hour so perhaps this won't have the impact it did on the city. nearest is kentucky and ohio. most of the day will be just fine if you bundle up.
arguing it amounts to amnesty. but arizona's john mccain who championed reform then and nowpi says he senses a major shift among his g.o.p. colleagues. >> you look at the demographics of this country and the rising hispanic population, we're not going to win races. >> reporter: you've tried so many times to pass immigration reform. what gives you confidence this time will be different? t >> times have changed; americanses have changed; elections have changed and i'm not saying it's going to be easy and i'm not saying we're going to be succeed this time but i think the chances are better than they've ever been. >> reporter: he and the other senators say they hope to put this plan into legislation that can be voted on in the senate by spring but, scott, already today a handful of republicans rushedng to the senate floor to put the brakes on this proposal. >> pelley: nancy, the senate is one thing.ley: you have to imagine this is going to have a lot of trouble in the house. >> reporter: that's true.us we learned today a similar move is taking place in the house. a group of democrats and
verdicts. anne arundel county executive john leopold accused of misconduct and former culpeper, virginia, police officer daniel harmon-wright. accused of murder. we begin with a guilty verdict for harmon-wright. >> reporter: it took jury nine hours to reach their verdict. it came shortly after 4:00 today and the defendant, daniel harmon-wright sat emotionless. his wife was in tears. one of the jurors also crying. 30 minutes later harmon-wright was escorted in handcuffs to the jail. jury of eight women and four men convicted him of voluntary manslaughter. he was also found guilty of two other charges, involuntary man slaughter and unlawfully shooting into a motor vehicle. it steps from an incident at a catholic school where he shot and killed patricia cook. harmon-wright pep pled self-defense. the jury didn't believe. >> it it is important for the court to send a message. in this case, i felt like it was unjustified from the very beginning. the only question was what grade of mom side was it. i'm going the ask the court for a significant penalty to reinforce the message had was wrong. >>
saw john mccain intimating, they're trying to win some of them back here. >> absolutely. it's a group they tried to court every single election year that i can remember in the last couple years. the thing is, it's not necessarily that latinos, immigration is the number one thing on their list that's important. i think it was the economy this last election. part of it is the tone. you hear -- there's a lot of things that are said during this debate that has been hurtful to the republican party. i think when you talk to a lot of latino republican strategists they'll tell you that. so that is going to be one of the things they have to navigate. the tone and how they talk about this. in addition to -- on top of the action. >> what it really comes down to is all things being equal, though, when it comes down to immigration. that's where it stands out for this one group. >>> stand by. i want to bring in congressman steve israel who joins us right now. congressman, thanks for being here. >> good morning. >> let me start with this. even john boehner said now is the time to deal with immigrati
, why all of the love? good morning, welcome to early state. i'm christine rom yans. >> and i'm john berman. it's january 28th it's monday. we'll begin with that developing story out of brazil. deadly chaos at a nightclub. early yesterday morning. killing a staggering 233 people. many of them college students celebrating their last weekend of summer break. it happened at kiss nightclub in santa maria. recovery workers now say they're hearing the eerie sound of ring tones. we're in santa maria with the latest. >> reporter: smoke filled the air when the first firefighters entered the nightclub. where shirtless men were already trying to rescue some of the injured. emergency vehicles arrived not realizing the extent of the tragedy they faced. chaos and terror among survivors and the body of victims all around. the fire broke out at about 2:00 in the morning at a nightclub called kiss in santa maria in bra sail's southern most state. the club was packed with some 2,000 people, twice its legal capacity according to officials >> translator: people who were inside the facility when they cam
of gaining a senate seat. >>> a major gift for mayor michael bloomberg. $350 million to john hopkins. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. >>> the hacked website of the u.s. sentencing commission is back up and running and the fbi is handling the case as a criminal investigation. the site was shut down for a couple hours yesterday. the hackers made it known it was pay back for the suicide of web activist aaron schwartz. he was facing federal computer fraud charges. >>> in egypt, at least 30 people were killed in clashes in. protesters were trying to storm a prison. they wanted to reach 21 people sentenced to death last week for their part in a deadly soccer riot last year. >>> moving to bangladesh a deadly factory fire killed seven, mostly women. a first floor exit was locked and there were no fire alarms. >>> two months ago, more than 100 people died in a similar clothing factory fire in beng ludash. >>> back in the u.s., gun control advocates are hoping a weekend prote
. a third person in the home refused treatment. meteorologist john collins says it is certainly did time of year for that. >> boilers and that in demand. we have more wintry weather than we have been dealing with recently. some light snowfall amounts tangling things up traffic-wise thursday and friday. now we have another storm developing. midnight last night, a winter mex around chicago, milwaukee, wisconsin. here's how that storm is advancing on us. all day today it comes in. brazil is able more and it is into ohio now. it is still a winter remix going up towards detroit. is going to come in with temperatures later tonight and tomorrow morning before freeze bridging below freezing. the moisture comes in and will be partially as rain, partially freezing rain, sleet, snow, or any combination. the advisories are out and we will tell you more about it in a few minutes. >> one week out from the super bowl. the ravens broadcast team touching down in the big easy earlier today. while meltzer joins us live with a behind-the-scenes look. that's a good gig you've got there. >> i certainly pick t
that back then a grand jury voted to indict both john and patty ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in death in connection with the case but the district attorney refused to sign the indictment order. d.a. alex hunter did not believe he could prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. legal experts are unsure whether hunter's decision not to sign the indictment is consistent with colorado grand jury law. the ramseys and their now adult son burke were exonerated in the case in july of 2008. >>> a young man died in his morgan hill home early this morning and now a santa clara county sheriff says the death is suspicious. deputies responded to reports of gunshots near oak valley road and shielda avenue. when deputies arrived a neighbor told them a man might be dead in his home. they found a 30-year-old man inside unresponsive and efforts to resuscitate the 30-year-old man were unsuccessful. >>> a neighborhood safety meeting drew so many residents that they didn't fit in the pizza parlor where that meeting was being held. they were drawn to the meeting because of a recent rash of thefts a
campaign that he had not gone forth with the bill. john mccain, the first big republican sponsor with george w. bush, for comprehensive immigration reform back in in te in 2000 including a path to citizenship, guest worker program, and ultimately border security and john mccain learned the hard way a lot of folks want the border secure and verifiably so before the other programs go forward. chuck schumer, the ranking democrat, said they say it is time to put partisanship aside and democrats are not looking to use this as a leverage in wake of the election which hispanic and latino voters were favoring democrats, not so in the case of republicans. the g.o.p. recognizes they need to do something. democrats are saying they you will not play political football. >> we do not want immigration as a wedge issue. much rather we want a bipartisan bill that soxes the problem and becomes law. >> they put their marking on it today and the president will lay out his proposals. the senate majority leader, harry reid, before the news conference announcing the plan came out, said the so-called ga
. it is shocking. a doctor was writing gun violencen reform. he was at st. john's church in northwest this morning. he says that violence is a , similar toblem drunk driving. he believes there is middle ground to solve gun violence. >> the center allows for gun ownership, but it also ask ahead of time to 911 calls. there needs to be smart public health. he suggest more police controls in high crime area. >> the university immediately tohered today to say goodbye a professor and her daughter who earlier this week in a house fire. it was an emotional day. it sure was. it was called the celebration of ife. many people came to the campus honor a mother and daughter .ho perished in a fire one was a teacher and the other was a student athlete on campus. they will be missed. tears and ribbons of remembrance. we are trying to be strong. family, friends, students, and faculty gathered to honor of the teacher and the student. i want to honor the memory of these two individuals. and member of the college at and her daughter lost lives in a terrible house fire. the entire house was in flames. they were leapin
'm going to show our viewers a picture. they started roll call in the senate confirmation of john kerry to be the next secretary of state. he will be confirmed. he was unanimously confirmed by the senate foreign relations committee and now he's going to be confirmed by this senate and then the president will have a swearing in ceremony for him. so this confirmation process is moving quickly, gloria, for john kerry. we'll let our viewers know the final vote once it occurs. not all republicans, as you know, are on board. john mccain, mark clindsey graham, there are others that are totally opposed. listen to marsha blackburn. she was on "starting point" earlier tu a day. >> i want to make sure that it is not amnesty. but i have to tell you that this is some of the particulars and legislative language that people want to see. what we've learned is if you grant amnesty, what do you get? more amnesty. and we have learned those lessons so let's see what the legislative language is going to be. let's make certain it is going to be fair. >> i think they will get the legislation passed in the sen
." >> created by america's cable. >> , on thursday, secretary of state nominee john kerry testified at his confirmation hearing before the foreign relations committee. more than four decades ago, senator kerry testified against the vietnam war before this in committee. he has served as the massachusetts senator for more than 25 years. current secretary of state hillary clinton introduced senator kerry at the hearing. harry reid said he is working to hold a focused tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. -- vote tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. [indistinct conversations] >> good morning. this hearing of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. let me ask, as i did yesterday, i ask unanimous consent of returning members to allow prospective member to participate in today's hearing. if there is no objection, it is so ordered. let me start by saying, you are not at the table yet, senator. we will have you there shortly. wow. [laughter] let me say, mr. chairman, you are still our committees chaired, deeply humbled to preside ove
" with john berman and brooke baldwin starts right now. >> good morning, good to be with you on this tuesday. i'm brooke baldwin. >> i'm john berman. soledad is off this morning. starting point, immigration reform. hours away from president obama revealing his plan, and already one portion causing a lot of controversy. >>> also this is tough stuff to look at here. this x games star, oh, in the fight of his life after this crash. what happened that sent him careening down the mountain? >>> and an american mother, missing in turkey this morning, the woman's friends and family speaking out and stepping up their desperate search. >>> we're talking immigration reform with illinois senator dirk durbin, and tennessee congresswoman marsha blackburn, new jersey senator bob menendez. that coming up. and if you have seen the movie, director and screen writer of "silver linings playbook," david o. russell joining us. >> the "o" may stand for on the way to winning an oscar. "starting point" begins right now. >>> here we are a matter of hours from president obama unveiling his plan. his proposals here to
director john dickerson in our washington bureau. john, if this is the way republicans see the president, how is anyone going to get anything done? >> the republican party has two challenges. the first is how to appeal to a changing electorate where minorities and younger voters are going to play a bigger role. and the second is how to oppose the in the a way that helps them define the party with those voters but without creating distracting conflicts. the only way the president annihilates the republican party as john boehner put it is if republican elected officials overreact. he is several them have been pleeching prudence. paul ryan the republican nominee said republicans can't play the villain in the president's morality play. so they have to pick their battles. and that sense of prudence lead to a short term deal on the debt limit and might lead to cooperation on issues like immigration. >> this week the president will be going to las vegas to deliver a speech about immigration. given how poorly republicans did with hispanics in the last election cycle don't they sort of have to cl
. they were taken to johns hopkins hospital but are expected to survive. on sunday, people came by in disbelief. >> that's so terrible. >> reporter: the flames were so intense, the commander had firefighters leave the home. they went back in to search for the girl and found her body on the first floor. investigators say she died from smoke inhalation and burned. >> my friend was a nice girl, and i miss her. >> reporter: the cause of the fire is still under investigation. the cause of the long faces needs no words. >> i'm scared. i still want her here. >> reporter: and it's also not known if there were working smoke detectors in the home. next week firefighters will be in the neighborhood installing the alarms for free. cheryl conner abc 2 news. >>> thanks a lot. fire claimed the lives of hundreds of people in brazil. we know at least 230 people are dead and that number could climb higher. the club was jammed with college students have a good time and a fire broke out started by a stage effect that was part of the entertainment. >> reporter: a saturday night party turned into a n
the president's big moment on this issue. good morning, brianna. >> reporter: good morning, brooke and john. the president heading out west today. you may not know this, but he's had a plan, a brew print on immigration reform for almost two years now. it was seen more as a political message ahead of an election rather than a genuine push for change here. the thing is, now the administration thinks they may be able to accomplish something. >> in 2011, president obama went to the border town in el paso to push for comprehensive immigration reform. >> out of many, one. we define ourselves as a nation of imgrants. >> reporter: that went no where now in a second term, the president is trying it again. heading to las vegas today to push for border security, a verification system for employers to ensure they hire documented workers, with punishment if they don't. and the most significant and controversial part of the plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, including registering with the government, undergoing background checks, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english.
w. bush supported because it was amnesty. senator john mccain is behind the latest plan. he says the gop should help it become law in order to win over hispanic voters. >> look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. and we have to understand that. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama is traveling to las vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> so, do you have super bowl fever just yet? still ahead, california senators start making bets. what's at stake besides the lombardi trophy. we're in the big easy ahead of the big game. do you know the proper way to say new orleans? the locals will let us know next. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. starting out a little chilly this morning, lots of sunshine now. will that continue over the next few days? or do we have some rain on the way? we'll talk about that coming up. on the grid-iron.. advertisers will be battling it ou
department will hold a welcome ceremony for john kerry on monday. kerry easily won confirmation to become the next secretary of state. he won that confirmation from his senate colleagues today. no date has been set yet for his swearing in. friday will be the last day for hillary rodham clinton as secretary of state. >>> it's a story you saw first on news 4. tonight, we are getting answers to when the long-awaited streetcars could finally be running in northeast d.c. the tracks are ready but sources say it will likely be 2014 at the earliest before they are up and running along h street. the city originally said the cars would start in 2012 and then changed it to late 2013 and now it appears it is pushed back again. d.c. officials say there's no problem and the process is moving forward. >>> the public will soon get a chance to weigh weigh in on increasing the speed on the intercounty connector. right now it is 55 miles an hour. many say it is too slow for the wide-open road. the maryland house of delegates is considering raising it to 70 and the senate has a bill pending that would let dr
in rhode island. it will be ten years next month. that's when 100 people were killed. attorney john barlick represented families. he wrote a book called "killer show." it details that devastating fire, its causes and the heart breaking aftermath. john joins me now from providence, rhode island. we were talking a couple of months ago here at cnn about this book of yours and i immediately, when i saw the news out of brazil, i thought of you, rhode island, the pyrotechnics, the foam you brought in to show us how highly flammable it was. there were many similarities, were there not? >> hello, brooke, yes. this is like a recurrent nightmare. there were many parallel facts, at least as brazil's situation has been reported. >> run through a couple of them. what else? what else was similar? >> well, according to initial reports we have improper use of pyrotechnics in an unsuitable venue, we have flammable wall coverings, we have gross overcrowding as we had at the station. and we have staff that seems woefully undertrained to deal with emergencies. >> i read your opinion piece on cnn.com and you wr
republicans led by john mccain. four led by john schumer who have come up with a come comprehensive immigration plan bi-partisan they are going to announce today which includes a path to citizenship as well as tougher enforcement at the border all contained in one bill. president obama will talk about it in las vegas tomorrow. >> that's huge story. but perhaps a bigger story sara palin dumped by fox news. she was soaking it up and saying nothing. finally, they dumped her but they still have karl rove and dennis cue sin itch. kus. nich. all of that coming up here on current tv. floorboard >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the
's about two brothers and it's about john harbaugh and the baltimore ravens taking on jim harbaugh and the san francisco 49ers. we've never seen anything like this. you've never had two brothers coaching against each other in the super bowl. we already know by looking at the press conferences that they've already had jim harbaugh is more stern-faced, i'm happy to be here where john harbaugh said he was having a good time. when he said he was having a good time, you believe it. two brothers with separate personalities. later this week you actually have a press conference for the parents. jack and jackie harbaugh married 51 years, they're going to have their own press conference on wednesday and then a joint press conference with the two coaches together john and jim on friday. that's your harbaugh week planned out. >> i've been doing a little reading on football and i have found the ravens and 49 rgs are both undefeated in the super bowl and the 49ers are going for a record-tying sixth win at the super bowl. one of these teams is going to go home very, very upset. having said that,
or opposed. >> mr. secretary. john kerry gets unanimous approval from his foreign relations committee in the senate. now it is up to the full senate for a final vote on the floor toda today. >> what a privilege to work with you and now to work with you in a different way. thank you. >> after 29 years in the senate who is his governor going to pick to temporarily replace kerry? did barney frank campaign too openly for that seat? >> is -- >> what does that mean? >> anybody but barney? >> no. >> this is a chance for you to make history. are you going to make history? >> well, i'm going to make an appointment of someone i'm confident will be a good steward and be interested in the people of the kwel for the four or five months until the people elect their permanent representative. >> the cabinet's last remaining republican is out as ray la hood said he is leaving transportation. hillary says good-bye. >> i don't feel i want to see peace in the middle east and prosperity for all people and i want to see women and girls given their rights and opportunities. >> and some australian radio host
the man you spoke with yesterday, senator john mccain. >> reporter: exactly. there's an announcement scheduled for this afternoon from this bipartisan group of senators about agreement in principle in sweeping changes of immigration law. and a lot of optimism, this could be passed even with a very controversial path to citizenship for those in the country illegally. senator john mccain telling your "this week" show yesterday, he thinks the time is right, especially given the power of latino voters in the last election. >>> let's get the rest of the morning headlines from david muir, weekend anchor in for josh. >> good morning, everyone. we're going to begin with the search for answers after that horrific nightclub tragedy. 230 were trapped and killed in a fire that engulfed a dance club in brazil. one exit became a death trap in seconds. matt gutman is in brazil with new details on how the fire started and why there was no other way out. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, david. it is impossible to underestimate the impact that has had in brazil. look at the headlines. banner h
changed, elections have changed. >> reporter: reports from nancy cordes on capitol hill and john blackstone in california. with more than 200 dead in the brazilian nightclub fire, michelle miller looks at weather american clubs are safe. which is better for breast cancer survival: lumpectomy or mastectomy? dr. jon lapook on a new study. and with all eyes on the super bowl city, mark strassmann discovers an army of volunteers still rebuilding homes seven years after katrina. >> this is where i want to be, back here in new orleans. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, when republicans and democrats say they have found agreement on a major controversy, that's news. and that's where we begin tonight. influential members of the senate-- four from each party-- said today they have a breakthrough on comprehensive immigration reform. which would include a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants and tough enforcement of the borders. immigration is also one of the president's highest priorities for his secon
of events. >>> closing arguments in the anne arundel county executive trial of john leopold. two doctors and the personnel for the county testified. the defense contend leopold suffered from crippling back pain in 2010 when he is accused of using his police detail to run personal and political errand. prosecutors say leopold defrauded taxpayers. >>> another big story tonight, the boy scouts of america may be making some major changes. the organization is considering ending its ban on gay scouts and leaders. final decision could come as early as next week. fox's jonathan hunt has more. >> if they ever found out that you were homosexual that you would lose your vigil and the order of the arrow. >> reporter: the boy scouts of america in a stunning reversal from their age old policy against admitting gays and lesbians saying their future scouts honor and sexual orientation won't be in question if their board agrees to loosen its restrictions. in a statement released monday saying in part, "this would mean there would no longer be any national policy regarding sexual orientation. the group's
government leaders the nation needs stricter gun control laws. john henrehan spoke with both sides. >> reporter: they marched on constitution avenue from the grounds of the u.s. capitol to the grounds of the monument, carrying signs, de crying the power of the national rifle association. some carried signs with the names of individual victims of gun violence. other signs asked the country to remember the massacre in newtown, connecticut. a small contingent from that community joined on stage. the crowd appeared to be about 3,000 strong. organizers warned the fight for more gun control legislation would be a tough one, but -- >> look at all the changes people said couldn't happen. civil rights, women's rights, don't ask don't tell. sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. change will happen when we work for it as a country. >> let us come together from across in nation, reinstate the assault weapons ban. [ applause ] >> reporter: speakers called for limiting the size of ammunition clips and for requiring background checks for all gun sales. after the massacre at sandy hook elementary sc
actually indicted john and patsy ramsey in connection with the death. why did the prosecutor decline to try that case? >>> we begin with that tragic nightclub fire in brazil. mike taibbi has the latest. mike, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it has been a dead lly combinatn in the past, a nightclub filled with revelers and pyrotechnics and few too ways to escape led to panic. in santa maria, it was packed with its usual saturday nightclub when, at 2:00 in the morning, disaster. a swift-moving fire filled the ground-floor club with thick smoke. witnesses said club security initially blocked several emergency exits, thinking p patrons were leaving without paying and that left only a few ways out. in the ensuing panic, some victims were trampled. most died of smoke inhalation. many witnesses told police this fire was triggered by the use of some incindiery device on stage. >> the band used fireworks and as we heard it was usual for this presentation but the ceiling was too short. >> reporter: some club goers who did make it out joined firemen and onlookers in their attempt to open new
, kentucky, killed 165 people. among 2,400 waiting for entertainer john davidson to perform, which believed to be an electrical fire went undetected at first. there were no fire detectors or sprinklers. at the time, they weren't required. the deadliest nightclub blaze happened in 1942 at the coconut grove club in boston. 492 people were killed. the cause of the blaze, to this day, remains unknown. among the questions investigators will be asking, how badly the club may have been overcrowded and why. were there smoke detectors and a sprinkler system? as fire experts tell us, there is very little time to escape. >> well, what happens is the fire builds very rap applied like that builds up heap heath and smoke at the ceiling level and starts to descend very rapidly and i believe in some of those fires, about a minute and a half into the fire, it was at head level, where you can't breathe that smoke or gas without suffocating. >> reporter: according to eyewitnesses and investigators, suffocation appears to be the cause of death for so many in that brazil fire. miguel? >> susan, just terrible. t
in combat? >> well, it's people like senator john mccain, a vietnam veteran himself and member of the ranking armed services committee. here is what he had to say. >> i think women are obviously are prepared to serve side by side with men in combat. i just want to emphasize though, there should be the same physical and mental standards for anyone to perform certain roles and functions in the military. >> reporter: and many women say it's a question of equal rights as well, since serving in combat allows the soldiers to advance through the ranks farther and faster. >> harris: steve centanni reporting live from washington. thank you very much. >> reporter: you bet. >> harris: for the seconds time in two days we're hearing from former republican vice-presidential nominee wisconsin congressman paul ryan. hours ago, congressman ryan questioned president obama's economic strategy and called for a serious down payment on reducing our nation's ballooning debt. he was also asked about his thoughts on a possible presidential run atop the ticket in 2016 and he had an answer. >> i think
people are seeing that has people interested but what they're hearing. john miller explains. >> he this elusive hairy giant of legend, the tabloid hero, punchline and news diversion, now big foot, back in the headlines but not for prints, grainy video or sightings, this time something brand new. audio. big foot speaks. listen. listen again. the high-pitched screech and base roar come from a swampy area in the blue mountains of oregon, big foot hot spot. the recording given to the oregonian newspaper. not impressed? people in the area are. they've been hearing strange cries in the night sense november. deb niece says she thinks whatever is in the swamp is calling out for another creature. some suggest it could be a young big foot lost. >> these are a type of people. >> don't tell these guys being foot is a bunch of craziness. they have spent plenty of time in oregon's blue mountains. >> it's more than one. it's not big foot, it's big foots, there's a misconception there's one thing. >> one alternate theory it could be the screams of local foxes or possibly big foot chasing the local
? for a harburger. boulevard burger make these burgers you are looking at made for jim and john harbaugh. it has two beef patties described as all american just like jim. the jim-bo is taller than the baltimore johnny boy. that is named for john harbaugh because jim is taller than john. the johnny boy is a turkey burger. the poultry choice eludes to the ravens. >> very nice. >>> 6:26 is the time. let's check in with sal. you're look agent the south bay. >> that is right pam. northbound 280 we are looking at that major freeway here getting up to highway 17 and the cupertino area. you can see traffic moving along pretty well. this is highway 24 westbound it's not a bad drive as you drive to the tunnel. and this morning if you are on the sunol grade the traffic is moving well. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. that traffic looks good. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. a little system dropping right down out of the north. that will give us a little cooler air mass today. mostly sunny. it's already starting to clear from north to south. temperatures today kind of held down a little bit. m
governor john sin is i sin it's unu calling mitt romney lazy. >> mitt romney surrogate during the campaign. sun unu for a long time. you don't think he is a racist, do you. >> no. i didn't call him a racist. >> you said that wording sends the code. >> it does. >> bill: you just said in his opinion he was lazy on an issue. it wouldn't matter if he was white, purple or green. >> he said he was lazy after the first debate and he said it a couple of times. >> bill: so what? >> let me finish i will tell you so what. it so shocked the person who was interviewing him he said do you really want to use that word snowing. john said other things that were troubling. he said the president wasn't a real american. what does that suppose to mean to somebody. what does it mean he is not a real american? >> bill: it was in the heat of the campaign. i'm not defending is you -- sununu choice of words. i'm saying you know him i know him. is he not a racist. why even bring it -- just say he was foolish to put it that way. >> let me tell you why. i would never call john a racist. and he used some very poorly ch
treatment. testimony resumes in the trial of john leopold. motions to dismiss all this conduct trials were presented on friday. a judge decided to dismiss one count. he still faces three other charges. testimony resumes in the trial of michael johnson. he is accused of killing phylicia barnes. a love triangle was suggested. jayne miller will have more from this trial throughout the day. >> it is an issue washington has tried to tackle for years. immigration reform. a move affecting millions of people. hallie jackson tells us the outline is a few pages long but it is the beginning of a complex issue. >> a group of senators has reached the framework of a deal but there's much more to be worked out before immigration reform becomes a reality. >> there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle that we have to enact a comprehensive immigration reform bill. >> making sure businesses don't hire illegal immigrants. centerpiece creates a path to citizenship for the illegal immigrants in the u.s. >> americans support it in poll after poll. the democrats want it. republicans need it. >> some r
that doctors had assured her of a full recovery. she is expected to step down within a few days and john kerry is expected to be confirmed. bbc news, washington. >> three months ago, super storm sandy swept through the caribbean and up the east coast of the u.s., leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. at least 130 people were killed in the u.s. alone. streets and tunnels were flooded, thousands of people were forced out of their homes. john has been back to new jersey to see what happened after the cameras left and what progress, if any, has been made in rebuilding the homes. >> accompanied by two friends for support, she has plenty of pluck and courage to see what happened to her home of 50 years. >> stand here. let me show you the house. >> the front porch is gone. that is why this roof fell down. the whole court just went. a lot of people have flood insurance, but i did not keep it. >> so, you were not insured? >> not for flood. i have homeowners, but the flood. this is really -- it is like and believable. i have never seen a disaster like this. >> it is hard to find the words to descr
, john and patsy ramsey. but the district attorney refused to sign that indictment, believing he could not prove the case beyond reasonable doubt. >>> u.s. marshals say he's a dangerous career criminal who keeps escaping from jail. he was in the wayne county jail in detroit for six days before he walked out last week. before that escape, he left a jail in phoenix the very same way. >>> and turning to sports this morning, the pro bowl game was played under the sunny skies of hawaii yesterday. but was it for the last time? >> let's hope so. it wasn't even close. the nfc trounced the afc. but both teams did seem to be trying out there. the game is a sort of side show to the super bowl. and commissioner roger goodell has questioned whether it should return. >>> and the 49ers arrived in new orleans last night, accompanied by their families. they'll have a week to practice there and get ready for sunday's big game. it's san francisco's first super bowl appearance in 18 years. and coach jim harbaugh says the team is super happy to be there. >> the ravens travel to the big easy today after fin
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